Let me try to do they impossible: Sleeping Giant Lodge is incredibly beautiful, mythically beautiful, has beauty on a scale and magnitude that is difficult to fathom! It’s a magical place and I am lucky enough to wake up here this morning.
My friend’s husband is involved in the planning of a new project out here (more on that to come) and for the second year in a row I was lucky enough to get an invite for a small ladies’ retreat weekend and to feel like a celebrity being pampered poolside in the forest.
They’ve expanded their number of fabulous rooms, opened a chef’s garden up to curious guest’s that I don’t remember seeing last time and added a few more hiking trails and suspension footbridges over the gentle Sibun River that meanders through the property.
I can’t stop taking pictures of everything- the food, the views, the grounds! Everything is so eye-catching I think I’m developing whiplash.
Loads of wonderful excursions can be booked and taken from the lodge’s reception:
But I had my heart set on one particular adventure I’d been thinking about since last year’s visit. The Sleeping Giant cave is recently re-discovered and a tour exclusively available to Sleeping Giant guests as it’s access is hidden at the back of their property. This allows for them to control the level of traffic and preserve the cave systems unique features and of course- Mayan Artifacts. I’ll have a whole post on it tomorrow but here’s a sneak peek.